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Soil Dwelling Community

Deep under their blanket of leaves and wood chips, the tiniest members of my community lie fast asleep. Their hard work is done for the season, and they are taking a well-deserved... 



Organic Growing Is More Than Not Using Pesticides

I had a dream one night which changed my life. I was walking in the forest with hundreds of other people.  It occurred to me that we were “on our path”. Towards nightfall we found... 



Pesticides and Good Citizenship?

Recently, I picked up a local paper and was greeted by an editorial about lawns. The writer was in conflict about how lawn care fit in with the “green” movement. One particular... 



The Lawn Debate: To mow, or not to mow… that is the question.

I have never been quite sure about lawns. As a child I often wondered why my parents would get upset about the clover in the lawn. They seemed to be terribly worried about what the... 



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